Cristiano Ronaldo has been banned for one match for making obscene gestures

The Saudi Football Federation’s (SAFF) Disciplinary and Ethics Committee said on Wednesday that Cristiano Ronaldo was slapped with a one-match suspension after making an obscene gesture following Al-Nasr’s 3-2 win over Al-Shabaab.

After the match on Sunday, social media videos showed Ronaldo repeatedly moving his hand in front of his pelvis while covering his ear.

The action appeared to be directed at Al-Shabaab fans with chants of “Messi” in the background.

The committee said Ronaldo must also pay a fine of 10,000 Saudi riyals ($2,666) to the Saudi Football Federation and 20,000 riyals to Al-Shabaab to cover the cost of the complaint filing fee.

The committee added that the decision is not subject to appeal.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s club is currently second in the Saudi Pro League

Cristiano Ronaldo’s club is currently second in the Saudi Pro League, seven points behind Al Hilal, he fell in love with Tyel in his first season after joining from Manchester United.

They are in contention for the Asian Champions League, a competition they have never won, and face Al Ain of the United Arab Emirates in the quarter-finals next month.

Cristiano Ronaldo tops the scoring charts this season with 22 goals in 20 matches in the Saudi Pro League.

This is not the first time that Ronaldo has faced criticism for his conduct. Last April, he was seen making a similar gesture on his way to the dugout after a league game against Al Hilal, in which Al Nasr lost 2-0.

Earlier this month, he caught an Al Hilal scarf thrown at him from the stands, briefly wearing it before disposing of it as he walked towards the tunnel after Riyadh’s 2-0 defeat to Al Nasr in the Season Cup final.

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